[ltp] T61 LED backlight mod
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 08:23:31 -0600
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I posted this to the regular thinkpad list, with no response in about
3 days. Perhaps it is okay to post it here also, with some added
comments, especially since the machine does and will run Debian. :)
ThinkPad T61, 14.1 inch, SXGA+, with a very dim backlight. It is
nearly impossible to use in sunlight, and becoming more difficult to
use even in low-light indoor settings.
I am considering this product (same product from 2 vendors?):
Is it possible to upgrade to a fully working, adjustable LED
backlight? If so, how complicated is the process and how long would
it take me the first time? To give you an idea of my experience, I
have replaced the system board, processor, and fan in this T61 by
following the steps in the Hardware Maintenance Manual.
Comments and links appreciated lots, thanks.
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